Warren Young Obituary

Warren Grant Young
Warren Grant Young

June 8, 1922 - June 9, 2018
Born in Scranton, PA
Resided in Waterford, Connecticut


Warren Grant Young, 96, died peacefully on June 9, 2018.

Warren, the son of John and Flora (Harrington) Young, was born on June 8, 1922 in Scranton, PA. He grew up in West Newton, MA and graduated from Newton High School in 1940. He went on to study business administration at Boston University, graduating in 1947. While at Boston University, he was the coxswain for the Men’s Varsity 8 Crew Team. His years at Boston University were interrupted when he served in WWII as a Signal Man Second Class in the United States Navy from 1942 - 1945 serving on the USS Thurston and USS Hampton. His career primarily focused on commercial sales before finally transitioning to nuclear power industry maintenance.

On May 29, 1948 he married Priscilla (Hovey) Young in West Newton, MA. They settled in Niantic in the late 1950’s where they raised their five children. He was involved with the Boy Scouts of America becoming an Eagle Scout in 1939 and serving as a Scout Leader in Niantic.

Warren is predeceased by his wife on March 10, 2014, his brother, Robert Young, of Danvers, MA and a sister, Edie Ann Hutchinson of Cousins Island, ME. He leaves behind his children: Scott H. Young (Ann) of Messina, NY, John W. Young (Cindi) of Bradenton, FL, William H. Young (Diane) of Niantic, Joanna Y. Lazarus (Martin) of Waterford and Amy Y. Dubois (Vince) of Newmarket, NH. Warren is also survived by 8 grandchildren; Sara Young Grasso, Christopher Young, Jennifer Young Illanz, Danielle Young Peters, Brian Lazarus, Ben Lazarus, Lucienne Dubois and Brigitte Dubois. He is also survived by 7 great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Apple Rehab Mystic and Center for Hospice Care for the care they gave to our dad.

Memorial Services will be held at a date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in Warren’s memory may be made to the Center of Hospice Care, 227 Durham Street, Norwich, CT 06360 or Boston University Athletics, Friends of Men’s Crew, o
285 Babcock Street, Boston, MA 02215.

A Memorial Eucharist will be held 4 O’clock on July 7, 2018 at St. John’s Episcopal Church 400 Main Street Niantic. There are no calling hours.

The Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home, 48 Grand Street, Niantic, CT is respectfully handling arrangements.www.neilanfuneralhome.com

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Memorial Eucharist
St. John's Episcopal Church
400 Main Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Saturday, July 7, 2018
4:00 PM

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